Beautiful People is an English translation of the Marathi book Manachiye Gunti – Anthology of True Stories of Parents of Gays; Edited by Bindumadhav Khire
Translated from Marathi into English by Aditya Joshi.
This translated version also included in the statements of IPS and WPA on sexual orientation in the book.
Bindumadhav Khire is a techie who gave up his career in the US to return to India and got involved with issues close to his heart. Based in Pune, Bindu is a gay rights and AIDS activist. He has been speaking about queer issues at various forums in India, particularly in his city. In 2005, Bindu donned the hat of a Marathi writer with his novel, Partner. He is the president of Samapathik Trust, Pune, and also one of the founder members of INFOSEM (Indian Network For Sexual Minorities).